Category Archives: woodworking

Vintage Handsaw Advertisement

A wonderful handsaw design from 1887. About these ads

About these ads
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Know your tools; planes circa 1912

A reference for understanding woodworking planes. Much thought has gone into the evolution of the modern Stanley plane.

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Interesting Saw

  From 1889.  I like the combination handsaw, square, and 2 foot ruler.  Great idea.

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Another Workbench

A real beauty.  Sits like a desk and would be a great workspace for just about any maker.

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A Woodcarver’s Bench

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Tool Cabinet Extrordinaire

Turning saw, rasp, mechanic’s saw, panel saw, chisels, brace and bits, scratch awl, pliers, screwdrivers, dividers, bevel gauge, square, spokeshave, calipers, marking gauge, plane, vice, and workbench; all in a fancy tool chest.  Wow.

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Another way to create an elliptical 1/2 (or 1/4) plan

Originally posted on A Woodworker's Musings:
A true ellipsis is, in my opinion, is one of the most beautiful shapes in the universe.  Unlike an oval that is drawn with two mirrored radii (or three in the case of…

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